Tag Archives: driving under the influence of drugs

Ohio Court of Appeals Overturns DUI Conviction for Failure to Establish that Driver’s Impairment was Caused by Drugs

August 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Ohio DUI / OVI Defense   |   Comments Off on Ohio Court of Appeals Overturns DUI Conviction for Failure to Establish that Driver’s Impairment was Caused by Drugs

In this case, the Defendant was found guilty of two counts of driving under the influence (“DUI”) and one count of impeding the flow of traffic. At trial, the officer testified that he and his partner observed the defendant’s vehicle stopped in the middle of the road. As the officer approached the car, he noticed […]

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Columbus Police Certify Drug Recognition “Experts” to Test Drivers for Impairment

June 01, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on Columbus Police Certify Drug Recognition “Experts” to Test Drivers for Impairment

The Columbus Dispatch recently reported on a growing trend among law enforcement to crack down on drivers operating vehicles while under the influence of drugs or other (legal or illegal) substances. The article — “Going beyond sobriety tests, officers learning to gauge drug use” — discusses the issue of police officers throughout Ohio becoming certified as […]

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